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Where did the English langmead family come from? What is the English langmead family crest and coat of arms? When did the langmead family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the langmead family history?Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, langmead is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in the village of Langmead, in the county of Devon. This surname was used to refer to those individuals who lived at the lang-mead, which literally means the long meadow.
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name langmead have been found, including Langmead, Langemead, Langmeed, Langmede, Langemede, Langmaid, Langmayd, Langmade, Longmead, Longmate and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our langmead research. Another 101 words(7 lines of text) covering the year 1808 is included under the topic Early langmead History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 35 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early langmead Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name langmead, or a variant listed above: Robert Langmead, who settled at Pouch Cove in Newfoundland in 1841. William Langmayd was registered in Petty Harbour in 1708. Richard Langmeed sailed to St. John's, Newfoundland in 1841 and B.E. Langmade landed in San Francisco in 1852..
The langmead Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The langmead Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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